Smart Grid Technologies Revenue To Reach $70.2 Billion Annually.

Smart Grid Technologies Revenue Expected To Reach $70.2 Billion Annually

Navigant Research forecast—revenue from smart grid technologies could reach $70.2 billion annually by 2023.

Businesses Perceive Little Value In Switching Electricity Vendors

New analysis surveyed 250 medium and large C&I companies across five verticals: manufacturing, data centers, hospitals, small franchises and education.
Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George.

Business Report: Four Cities To Pilot Kansas Statewide Broadband Initiative

A Local Technology Planning Pilot project will help communities develop strategic plans for broadband.
Dart Data Center

Industry Focus: Data Centers – To Serve And Protect

In the age of “big data,” where and how information is housed can be key to a successful business expansion strategy. Here are some ideal locations for your next data center.
ATT

AT&T Eyes 100 U.S. Cities And Municipalities Fiber Upgrade

Build plan to be influenced by communities offering the strongest investment cases and policies; entrepreneurs, small businesses and start-ups will benefit most from advanced broadband speeds.

All the Way Back

The United States finally has recovered all of the jobs we lost in the Great Recession.

State Focus: Minnesota’s Formula For Success

The North Star State has definitely seen the economic light, with achievements that read like a recipe rundown.
electric power transmission

Duke Energy Selects Five SC Properties For Potential Industrial Development

After each site's state of readiness has advanced, Duke Energy's business development team will strategically market each of them nationwide to companies looking to expand or relocate their operations.

Industry Focus: MidAmerica’s World-Class Flow Chart

How strategic water planning gave a 9,000-acre industrial park in the middle of rural Oklahoma a “clear, clean and abundant” advantage in a global market.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.
Gov Tom Corbett

FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.
Danos Louisiana

Danos Selects Port Of Iberia, LA For New Manufacturing Facility

Energy firm’s $23.2 million capital investment will create 100 new direct jobs in Iberia Parish.
CyrusOne Data Center

Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Sets Sights On Northern Virginia

Company shares plans for construction of new enterprise-class multi-tenant data center in Loudoun County.

Losing the Broadband Race

We invented the Internet, but even Romania and Moldova are blowing the doors off the U.S. in high-speed broadband.

FEMA Recommends I-Codes For National Flood Insurance Program

Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.

BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Utilities Are Busy Powering Growth In The Carolinas

Power giants Duke Energy and Santee Cooper are playing a central role in facilitating business development and site readiness. From the September/October 2013 issue.

NOV Announces $23 Million Drilling Technology Facility In Louisiana

New Iberia project will result in more than 150 new direct and indirect jobs while retaining more than 1,700 employees statewide.

Water Risks To U.S. Companies Are Becoming More Acute

CDP U.S. Water Report 2013 calls for a shift from water management to water stewardship.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

Increased Expectations For Utilities Despite Declining Electricity Sales

New report shows the need for regulatory model that supports investments that share cost savings, rewards utilities for innovation, and helps create affordable energy.

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July / August 2022 Issue

July / August 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 4)

Business Facilities' July / August 2022 issue features our 18th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, healthcare, fintech, and corporate HQs.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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